Posted: Wed 23rd Sep 2015

Emergency exercise planned for this afternoon at Airbus Broughton.

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Sep 23rd, 2015

Airbus Broughton are holding an emergency exercise this afternoon, Wednesday 23 September. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The multi-agency drill will test the emergency responses to any potential incident at the huge Broughton plant. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

A spokesperson for Airbus Broughton said; ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Residents and passers-by may see increased emergency services activity at the plant but this is nothing to be concerned about. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Safety is our top priority and these exercises help us at Airbus ensure we are prepared for any scenario that may arise.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

There are no details on the type or scale of the exercise however, previous drills at the wing making facility have included airplane crash scenarios on the Hawarden runway involving hundreds of emergency workers and volunteers. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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